KEY ACTION 1 - MOBILITY OF INDIVIDUALS
- MOBILITY OF STUDENTS FOR STUDIES AND PLACEMENTS
- MOBILITY OF STAFF FOR TEACHING AND TRAINING
Erasmus+ is the European Programme for Education Training, Youth and Sports.
This Programme, which began operation on 1st January 2014, succeeded and replaced the 2007-2013 Lifelong Learning Programme, the Youth in Action and other international programmes, such as Erasmus Mundus and Tempus.
The Erasmus+ programme continues to supports activities in all fields of Lifelong Learning (School Education, Tertiary Education, Vocational Education and Training, Adult Education) as well as Youth and Sport activities. It has an enhanced focus on student and educator mobility, reform of existing overlapping structures and greater cooperation in the field of education with non-EU countries. It is intended to all European students, trainees, teachers, trainers and youth. Up to 5 million persons will beneficiate from EU subventions it for getting an education or training experience abroad between the years until its end, i.e 2020.
The academic year 2020/21 will be a transition year until the new Erasmus+ programme for 2021-2027 is launched.
The Erasmus+ programme, has the following Key Actions:
- a) Key Action 1: Learning Mobility of Individuals
- b) Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and good practices
- c) Key Action 3: Supports for Policy Reform
Under Key Action 1 Mobility of Students for Studies students can study for 3-12 motnhs of the same academic year in another european university and transfer the credits earned and accummulated abroad towards their progamme of studies.
Under Key Action 1 Mobility of Students for Traineeships students can work for 2-12 months of the same academic year iin an organization or company in Eurpe to acquire practical experience in their field of study.
Under Key Action 1 Mobility of Staff for Teaching academic staff can may teach between 2 days and 2 months of the same academic year in another European Unievrsity with which an Erasmus agreement exists in their subject area for minimum 8 teaching hours.
Under Key Action 1 Mobility of Staff for Training academic or administrative staff may be trained between 2 days and 2 months of the same academic year in another European University or organization in their subject area.